News & Events
November 2, 2010
Spoken word artist, actor and activist Bobby LeFebre will bring his award-winning slam poetry to UNC Asheville for a performance at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Grotto. The event will begin with an open mic slam; the content of this performance may not be suitable for younger audiences. The event is free and open to the public. The UNC Asheville student group HOLA (Herman@s Orgullos@s en Las Americas) will sell t-shirts and accept donations to benefit its scholarship fund.
LeFebre is the two-time Denver Grand Slam Champion, a National Poetry Slam Finalist and an Individual World Poetry Slam Finalist. He also competes with the SlamNuba National Poetry Slam Team. He is the founder of Cafe Cultura, Denver’s largest monthly open mic and artistic expression event serving Denver's Latino community. LeFebre has taught and performed poetry and spoken word at protests, cultural events, schools, detention centers and colleges and universities across the country. He has been featured in the Denver Post, Viva Colorado, El Semenario, Westword and KGNU radio.
For more information or to sign up to perform in the open mic slam, contact HOLA at firstname.lastname@example.org.